Show #301 - Monday, November 4, 1985


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Nancy Wright, a writer originally from New York City

Karol Herbie, a housewife from Ballwin, Missouri

Brian Sanders, a sales representative from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Only president to survive a bullet wound inflicted while in office
    $100 13
Li'l Abner's mountain home
    $100 20
The 4 basic types of bridge structure are rigid beam, cantilever, arch, & this
    $100 1
Gave up plans to be a doctor & became "TV's big dealer..."
    $100 9
The adult size of this J-shaped organ can hold about a quart of chop suey
    $100 5
Slang for the lowest rank of a soldier
    $200 25
He supposedly said, we know God prefers common-looking people because he made so many
    $200 14
The Cartwrights' ranch on "Bonanza" which became name of the show in syndication
    $200 23
The Ben Franklin, not the George Washington, bridge crosses this river
    $200 2
Show which asked its mystery guests to "sign in, please"
    $200 10
This 24-bone chest enclosure houses the heart & lungs
    $200 6
He collected over 25,000 animal species for circuses and zoos
    $300 15
Land where Puff the Magic Dragon "frolics"
    $300 24
The Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge connects the Rockaways to this NYC borough
    $300 3
"Animal, vegetable, or mineral?" was usually 1st question asked on this show
    $300 12
Connected to the nasal area, these 4 sets of empty cavities make us all "airheads"
    $300 7
Though he lost bid for mayor of NYC, brother James served as U.S. senator from N.Y. state
    $400 16
As Freedonia's dictator he winds up in "Duck Soup"
    $400 4
This game's players created the signals for "past tense", "little word", & "sounds like"
    $400 21
Area most sensitive to touch, it's the figurative place where Jeopardy! questions can get stuck
    $400 11
Co-creator with Mel Brooks of "Get Smart"
    $500 17
Jim Hawkins' search for "Treasure Island" begins at this English inn
    $500 18
On 1st version of this show, contestants wore sneakers to run faster, ring the bell, & give the answer
    $500 22
Though lacking tails, we don't lack this, anatomically called a coccyx
    $500 19
A phrase meaning to apply oneself with determination

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Brian Karol Nancy
$1,200 $600 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Karol Nancy
$1,600 $2,000 -$900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
To start from the beginning, or make a cake without a mix
    $200 4
In 1922, she wrote, "Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, & at Home"
    $200 3
When Noah sent it out to see if the waters subsided, it came back with an olive branch
    $200 26
These people have shortest average height of any population
    $200 11
She never bothers removing the price tag from her hat
    $200 1
"He is his own worst enemy" was said 1st by Cicero about this Roman leader
    $400 20
According to renowned gourmet Brillat-Savarin, "you are" this
    $400 5
An alternate delegate to U.N. in 1958, she was 1st Black opera singer at the Met
    $400 7
Peter denied 3 times that he knew Jesus after which this immediately happened
    $400 12
Country music style, often about adultery, divorce, or drunkenness, is named for these sleazy bars
    $400 2
In 1500, he asked to "be judged as a captain who went... to the Indies to conquer a people"
    $600 21
To judge a man by his manner or dress comes from this term used to identify oncoming sailing ships
    DD: $1,000 14
Her book "Science & Health" was in its 382nd edition at her death in 1910
    $600 8
Jesus compared his love for Jerusalem to this mother bird gathering its little ones under its wings
    DD: $500 17
These 2 country stars named their daughter Tamala Georgette
    $600 6
Accepting presidential nomination, he said, "this nation... has man's 1st chance to build a Great Society"
    $800 23
To show public support during a candidate's parade, folks did this as the music passed by
    $800 22
President of Playboy Enterprises, she's no dumb bunny
    $800 9
Bird God called foolish because it lays its eggs on the ground where they can be stepped on
    $800 18
This former Bible salesman's hits include "Whiskey River" & "Yesterday's Wine"
    $800 15
Irish revolutionary John Curran is said to be 1st to say this "is the price of liberty"
    $1000 24
This phrase for disorientation comes from old dice game where only "unstable" people tried to roll a 13
    $1000 25
She began her beauty empire behind a red door on 5th Ave.
    $1000 10
When Israelites complained to Moses they wanted meat, God provided 1,000's of these stout birds
    $1000 27
Synonymous with "faraway places", this small Mali town was great medieval trade center
    $1000 19
She met her husband Carl Dean at the Wishy-Washy Laundromat on her first day in Nashville in 1964
    $1000 16
"We are in a period... of cold peace", said this 1st Secretary-General of the United Nations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Karol Nancy
$1,600 $6,300 -$1,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of Switzerland's 3 official languages, the one used by about 70% of the population

Final scores:

Brian Karol Nancy
$1 $8,300 -$1,100
2nd place: trip to Bahamas Princess Resort & Casino New champion: $8,300 3rd place: Maytag washer & dryer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Karol Nancy
$1,600 $6,400 -$100
12 R,
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $7,900

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Game tape date: 1985-08-12
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